Moyvane Notes – 5th December 2016

There was no winner of the €8,500 Jackpot last Thursday night, December 1st The numbers drawn were 3   8   9   15. LUCKY DIPS: €100 Darren Williams, c/o John Williams, Ballybunion. €50: John Joe O’Brien, c/o O’Brien’s. 20 each: Emma & Kim Heffernan, Tarbert. Laura Twomey, c/o Nora Fitz, Listowel Bingo. Noreen O’Connell, Ahalahana, Moyvane. Paddy O’Sullivan, Tullamore, Ballybunion. Mary O’Shea, “Robin Hill”  Ballyard West, Tralee. FREE TICKETS: Flor, Kathleen, Billy & Ann, Nano Nagle School, Listowel c/o Caroline Maune. Margaret Ahern, Leitrim Middle, Moyvane. Kathy Broder, Kilfergus, Glin. Tanya, Jamie, Kayleigh, Mai & Helen, Abbeyfeale. Gerard Quinn, Kilmorna. The next draw will be this Thursday night, December 8th at Bingo in the Marian Hall with the Jackpot €8,500. Please note The Marian Hall Blotto does not do three envelopes for €5. Each envelope must contain €2.
Christmas comes to Moyvane next Saturday night. After Mass the Christmas Tree Lights will be switched on, weather permitting. Please come along and bring the little ones after Mass. You are all welcome.
In the Division 4 Ladies league sponsored by Speedy’s Bar Moyvane defeated Listowel 6-0. Team: Denise Collins, Eleanor Sheehan, Michelle Corridan and Bridget McCarthy.
Division 4 Men’s League sponsored by Agri Auto Parts. Moyvane B defeated Iveragh home and away. Team: Barry Callaghan, John McGrath, Timmy Flaherty, Brian Griffin and Liam Greaney.
Moyvane A defeated Causeway home and away. Team: Micheal Collins, Padraig Kearney, Felix Reali, John Newman and Liam O’ Connor.
Division 3 Ladies League sponsored by Speedy’s Bar Moyvane defeated Castleisland 6-0. Team: Carmel Hudson, Jenelle Griffin, Francine Collins, Krystle Crowley and Amanda Riordan.
Division 3 Men’s League sponsored by Agri Auto Parts Killarney defeated Moyvane 5-1. Team: Jamie Elliott, Chris McCarthy, John Newman and Timmy Griffin.
November Handicap took place in Killarney last Sunday. Results: Division 5 winner Padraig Hanrahan and Division 3 winner Carmel Hudson.
Division 4 Men’s League sponsored by Agri Auto Parts: Moyvane B defeated Killarney 6-0. Team: Barry Callaghan, John McGrath, Timmy Flaherty, Brian Griffin and Liam Greaney.
Moyvane A defeated Ballyheigue 6-0. Team: Micheal Collins, Padraig Kearney, Felix Reali, John Newman and Liam O’ Connor.
Division 3 Ladies League sponsored by Speedys Bar Moyvane defeated Castleisland 6-0. Team: Carmel Hudson, Jenelle Griffin, Francine Collins, and Amanda Carmody.
Results from Mixed Tournament held in Killarney last Sunday: Division 5 Winner Eileen Roche. Plate Runner Up Mirek. Division 4 Plate Runner Up John McGrath. Division 3 Winner Amanda Carmody and Runners Up Timmy Hanrahan. Division 1 & 2 Winner Niamh Flaherty.
A big thank you to Newtownsandes Co-op for sponsoring our Moyvane Annual Tournament this year and to Paddy Lynch and Tom Roche as well. Also thanks to all those who donated spot prizes: Speedys Bar, Mike Kennellys Hardware, Hollys  Gala, Stacks Butchers, and Mike Corridan’s Garage.
Club Fun Tournament will take place Wednesday 16th at 8pm. All members welcome.
CLUB LOTTO:  There was no winner of this weeks Jackpot of €8,400.  Numbers drawn were 4, 26, 28 and 32.  Lucky Dips of €40 each:  Eamon Egan, Tarbert, Dan Flavin, Cuss,  Martin Sheehy, Ballydonoghue, Maureen & James Connolly, Trien c/o Anna and Arya Stack c/o Florrie. Next weeks Jackpot is €8,500 and the draw will be held in Speedy’s Bar on Sunday, December 11th at 10pm.
AGM:  The AGM of Moyvane GAA will be held in the Marian Hall on Friday, January 6th 2017 at 8pm sharp.  Any motions or nominations must be with the Club Secretary Aine Cronin 0870906892 on or before Friday, December 30th.
GRMA REWARDS PROGRAMME:  This year the GAA are rolling out the GRMA (Go Raibh Maith Agut) Rewards Programme.  It will be available from January providing registered GAA members with access to exclusive discounts, special offers and the opportunity to earn points for going to games.  Points can be redeemed by individual members or pooled for redemption by GAA Clubs.  Members need their GAA membership number to register on  Membership cards will only be distributed to members who have signed up to grma online and who have taken out 2017 membership with our club.  More details will follow in the coming weeks.
CLUB EVENTS:  During the past week Moyvane GAA put our new Club Room to good use.  On Thursday last a mass was held where Fr. Kevin blessed the Pitch and facilities and Club Members joined in prayer to wish our Club President Jerry Brosnan a speedy recovery.  On Friday last the club hosted a Health and Wellbeing workshop for all players, coaches and committee members facilitated by the County Board and Jigs
The Mass held on Friday night, November 25 was for those whose funerals were celebrated in both churches in the parish from November 1st, 2015. This is a lovely idea and was much appreciated by the families. Hopefully it will be an annual event. The following were remembered: Bridie Robinson, Lower Aughrim & Dublin. Tom Mulvihill, Woodgrove, Aughrim & Oaklands Nursing Home. Anne Cunningham, Kilbaha. Irene O’Keeffe, Kilmeaney, Kilmorna & St. Mary of the Angels, Beaufort. Patrick Curtin, Aughrim. Bridget O’Brien, Barragougeen. Emma O’Brien, Moyvane Village. Ellie May O’Flaherty, Moyvane Village. Mary Cronin, Mail Road Cross & Billericay, Essex. Margaret Flynn, Knockanure Village. Birdie May Beaton, Ahalahana. Jimmy Fitzgerald, Ahalahana & Woodgrove. Kitty Murphy, Riverdale Lodge, Kilmorna. Tommy Stack, Keylod & Jim Hudson, Ashgrove, Listowel & Kilbaha, Moyvane.
  • Wednesday, December 7th Vigil Mass at 7.30pm for the Anniversary of Maureen Foley, Gurtdromosillihy
  • Thursday, December 8th is a Holy Day of Obligation,  Feast of the Immaculate Conception 11am Anniversary Mass for Patrick Scanlon, Mother
  • Friday, December 9th Anniversary Mass at 7.30pm for Jer Mulvihill, Glenalappa & his mother, Margaret & Pat & Mary Hanrahan 
  • Saturday, December 10 Anniversary Mass at 7.30 for Maurice & Joe O’Connell & tha deceased members of the O’Connell Family, Tarbert. Sunday, December 11 Anniversary Mass at 11.00 for Seamus O’Flaherty, The Village.


  • Thursday, December 8th Holy Day of Obligation. Feast of the Immaculate Conception Anniversary Mass for Tom Relihan, Carrueragh and his parents, Jeremiah & Annie. 
  • Sunday, December 11th Anniversary Mass at 10am for P.J. Nolan, Kilmeaney, Kilmorna.

The death took place on November 24th of Jim Hudson of Ashgrove, Listowel, and late of Kilbaha Moyvane. Jim was son of the late Richard and Catherine and brother of the late John. He is survived by sisters Kathleen, Bridie, and Margaret, brother Richard, and extended family. Requiem Mass for Jim was celebrated on  November 26th in  The Church of the Assumption, Moyvane followed by burial in Ahavoher Cemetery. May he rest in peace.

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